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06-16-2011, 08:02 AM   #1
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Wireless Triggers Help

Hello lovely people,
I want to buy a wireless flash trigger to use with my gorgeous K-R and a metz 36af flash.
Now, i am completely lost as there seems to be lots of availible ones out there but i don't know what i'm looking for or how to set it up on the camera- do i need to press a magic button?

Is it a PT-04 i need? or just a radio trigger? I also need to order from the Uk as i need one ASAP.

i don't want to spend over 50- if i was a rich girl i'd buy pocket wizards and pentax flashes galore but alas not

thanks in advance

06-16-2011, 08:38 AM   #2
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I've been really happy with my Cactus v4 and they are probably really cheap now if you can find some new ones. The new improved v5 are still very cheap and look to be the hottest deal $/reliability.
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Yongno RF-602's work fine, the newer 603's don't.

When I say 'work fine' - they work without modification/hacks/workarounds to 1/160 - to get to work to 1/180 you need to do as above - theres a thread here on the forum with some suggestions/fixes.
06-16-2011, 09:16 AM   #4
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There's a thread on the Cactus V5's, i have 4 and found them very reliable. But for some reason, the UK folks find it difficult to order them. Gadget Infinity. I've heard someone write about "cowboy" triggers, but i don't know anything about them.

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cactus v5 all the way
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